13th Annual Cigar Box Guitar Festival - Huntsville AL

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13th Annual Cigar Box Guitar Festival - Huntsville AL

Time: June 2, 2017 at 6pm to June 3, 2017 at 9pm
Location: Lowe Mill
Street: 2211 Seminole Drive
City/Town: Huntsville, AL
Website or Map: http://www.lowemill.net/event…
Phone: 256-533-0399
Event Type: cbg, festival
Organized By: Matt Bakula - mattbakula@lowemill.net
Latest Activity: Jun 2

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June 02, 2017 to June 03, 2017 in Huntsville , AL

June 2 6:00PM-9:00PM, June 3 12:00PM-9:00PM

Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment celebrates the 13th Annual Cigar Box Guitar Festival this summer. This event is the longest running cigar box guitar festival in the world, honoring the makers, musicians, and fans of these unique, historic instruments. We are starting Friday night by merging the event with our Concerts on the Dock series. Our two-day event takes place on the grounds of our facility, and features live music and makers from across the region. Join us for music, engaging demonstrations and hands-on workshops, folk art, regional merchants, food trucks and more! Our event is free, but ask for a suggested $5 donation.

We are excited to bring back Cigar Box Guitar Festival for its 13th year at Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment as part of our Concerts on the Dock concert series. Join us for the longest running cigar box guitar festival in the world, celebrating all aspects of cigar box guitar culture with a variety of fun and engaging activities and performances. We honor the makers, musicians, and fans of these unique, historic instruments with a two day event full of live music, engaging demonstrations and hands on workshops, folk art, vendors, food trucks, and more.

Interested in being a vendor during the event? Register by filling out this form.


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Comment by Bama Jelley on May 3, 2017 at 1:08pm

Just thought I would post the lineup to whet your musical appetite.

Friday Line Up:

6:00 PM-7:00 PM: Anti Social Butterflies

7:30 PM-9:00 PM: Travis Bowlin Video

Saturday Line Up:

1:00 PM: Superbad Kontrafusion

2:00 PM: Pat Nickel

3:00 PM: PMB

4:00 PM: Johnny Lowebow Video

5:00 PM: John Nickel

7:00 PM: Hymn for Her Video

8:00 PM: Micro Wave Dave

9:00 PM: Edward  David Anderson Video

On Saturday Rocket City Dreamin’ will offer Build Your Own 1-String Cigar Box Guitar workshops from 12:30 PM-2:00 PM for $30 in Studio 150. Please email rocketcitydreamin@yahoo.com to register. Check them out Facebook too. Facebook

Concerts on the Dock started as a small gathering of music lovers back in 2008, and has since grown into an institution in the Huntsville music scene. This free, family friendly series is all about creating a laid back atmosphere for friends of Lowe Mill A&E to enjoy original content and interesting new acts, Friday nights during the Spring and Fall. Bring chairs, picnics, friends, and pets on a leash and join us under the water tower!

Interested in being part of our Cigar Box Artist Market during this event? Just fill out the form to apply below.


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